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Toshiba 500GB Liquid Blue USB Portable Hard Drive - HDDR500E04XL

Abt Model: HDDR500E04XL | UPC Code: 883974234219
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File And Folder Backup And Recovery/ Complete System Backup And Recovery (Windows Only)/ Password-Protected Data Encryption/ Drive Space Alert/ Internal Shock Sensor And Ramp Loading Technology Helps Protect The Drive/ USB Powered For Portability/ 8MB Buffer Size/ Windows And Mac Compatible/ Blue With Black Finish
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Toshiba 500GB Liquid Blue USB Portable Hard Drive, Model HDDR500E04XL

Portability, Reliability and Recovery. Computer backup made simple. Toshiba's Portable Hard Drives make computer backup simple. Our drives take the complexity out of backing up your computer data by providing easy-to-use backup software for both Windows and Mac users. Powered by USB 2.0, you can take your files just about anywhere. Just one click and you're on your way to creating a digital safety net to help protect your files. Toshiba's next generation Portable Hard Drives feature complete system backup (Windows only), password protection for added security and enhanced software features. Plug in the drive, load the software and you'll have peace of mind in knowing that all of your important digital photos, music, movies and documents are backed up, protected and portable. The software runs in the background capturing updates to files and automatically saving them to the external drive. Toshiba's Portable External Hard Drives work with both Mac and PC computers and include software that makes backing up your computer simple. With everything you need right in the box, Toshiba's External Hard Drives are the ultimate combination of storage and style.

Features:

  • File & Folder backup and recovery
  • Complete system backup and recovery (Windows only)
  • Password-protected data encryption
  • Drive Space Alert
  • Internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology helps protect the drive
  • USB Powered for portability

Specifications:

  • 500GB: 142,000 digital photos, or 131,000 digital music files, or 410 downloaded digital movies
  • Buffer Size: 8MB

System Requirements:

  • Windows 7, Vista or XP
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
  • Available USB 2.0 Port

What's Included:

  • Toshiba Portable External Drive (preloaded with NTI Backup Now EZ software)
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • Quick Install Guide
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 0.65"
  • Width: 3.19"
  • Depth: 5"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 6 oz
  • Shipping: 1 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): ThreeYear Limited Warranty
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Toshiba 500GB Liquid Blue USB Portable Hard Drive
 
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4.0

Better than expected

By VSL

from San Francisco, CA Bay Area

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Compact
  • Easy to use
  • High Capacity
  • Quiet

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup

    Comments about Toshiba 500GB Liquid Blue USB Portable Hard Drive:

    Set-up on my iMac was easier than expected. However, on my Toshiba laptop, it was more cumbersome. Required 2 or 3 attempts; thus, one star is deducted. Overall, it works as stated.

    On a PC, there are graphics displaying what and when a back-up occurred. On the iMac, there's simply the date and time. Now I wish I had two, one for each computer. Given its compact size, very little desk space is taken. I just wish the power cord was an inch longer for my iMac, because the USB port is on the back. And it is much quieter than my Apple Time Capsule back-up device. In fact, I do not notice when it's in use unless I look at the tiny blue light. It just completed a back-up, and I only noticed after checking the time recorded.

    I would definitely buy this product again. And the color blue does not scream at you like the higher capacity red unit. Oh, the first complete back-up may best be conducted overnight. Mine required 12+ hours.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

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